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Charles Denby, worker-editor

As a contribution to Black History Month we reprint Raya Dunayevskaya’s memorial for Charles Denby (1907-1983), her comrade of 35 years, Editor of News & Letters from its founding in 1955 until his death and the author of Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal. Continue reading

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Detroit 1967: ‘Law and order’ from the barrel of a gun

“Abolish the slums!” was so clearly and loudly the demand of the Negro Revolt in every single part of the country–North, South, East, West–that even President Johnson couldn’t pretend not to have heard it. In words, the President even claimed that that was part of his “war on poverty.” Hadn’t he asked for rat control, and hadn’t Congress denied him even that piddling sum? … As Commander-in-Chief he need not plead. He orders, and his orders were clear and unequivocal: 1) Shoot first… Continue reading

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The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Essay The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method by Ron Kelch All revolutions, in the sciences no less than in general history, originate only in this, that the spirit of … Continue reading

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Spontaneity and new beginnings

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Spontaneity and new beginnings Editor’s note: As the world experiences a new stage of revolt–from the Arab Spring to Wall Street–and seeks ways to … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street strikes deep chord, challenges rulers

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Occupy Wall Street strikes deep chord, challenges rulers by Gerry Emmett and Susan Van Gelder The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, since beginning in New York City’s Zuccotti Park–renamed Liberty … Continue reading

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